Donkey Kong Jr. (Game & Watch)

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Donkey Kong Jr.
DeveloperNintendo R&D1
SystemsGame & Watch, Game Boy Color, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS
ReleasedGame & Watch
Multi-screen, widescreen: 1982
Table-top, panarama: 1983
Nintendo Mini Classics
Game & Watch Gallery 3
Game Boy Color: 1999
Nintendo 3DS: 2014
Game & Watch Gallery 4
GBA EU: October 25, 2002
GBA NA: October 28, 2002
GBA EU: 2002
Wii U EU: December 10, 2015
Wii U AU: December 11, 2015
Wii U JP: March 16, 2016
Wii U NA: April 7, 2016
Added to
3DS: December 4, 2017

Donkey Kong Jr. is a game by Nintendo R&D1. It was the twentieth Game & Watch game and the second game in the Donkey Kong Jr. series.


Donkey Kong Jr. has to rescue his father, who has been caged by Mario.


Donkey Kong Jr. was released as multi-screen and wide-screen Game & Watch systems in 1982, and in table-top and panarama Game & Watch systems in 1983.

It was released as part of the Nintendo Mini Classics line in 1998.

It was remade for GBC as part of Game & Watch Gallery 3 in 1999.

It was remade as part of Game & Watch Gallery 4 for Game Boy Advance in 2002.

Game & Watch Gallery 3 was released for Virtual Console on 3DS in 2014.

Game & Watch Gallery 4 was released for Virtual Console on Wii U in 2015.

Unlicensed Soviet Union clone

In 1991, Elektronika released model IM-12, an unlicensed clone of Donkey Kong Jr. themed after the Soviet animated Winnie-the-Pooh (Винни-Пух, Vinni Pukh) trilogy.